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Tuesday 28 Jun 2016
David Martin elected new Irish FA President

David Martin has been elected as the new President of the Irish Football Association.

Martin, who has been Deputy President, Vice President and Treasurer of the Association, was voted in at this evening’s council meeting which was held at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.

He succeeds Jim Shaw who has held the post of President since November 2010.

David Martin said: “I am honoured to have been elected to this role and I look forward to serving the football community across Northern Ireland. It has been a remarkable few weeks for the international team in France and my aim will be to help the Association build on that success and to help grow the game at all levels.”

Linfield FC board member Jack Grundie was elected to the role of first Deputy President at the AGM. Crawford Wilson, former President of the County Antrim FA, was elected as the second Deputy President.